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Records the work, travels, and adventures of one of the last of the great British explorers, a man who served in both world wars and carved out a special niche in science through his studies of desert sands.
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"Besides its interest to scientists and historians, the book will appeal to anyone who enjoys the story of an interesting life."—Earth Science History"Tells a fascinating tale of a life of travel and excitement. . . . His initiative and humor are clearly evident throughout this remarkable book."—Royal Engineers Journal"A fascinating life story, lucidly and modestly told, and highly recommended to anyone interested in military history or the history of geology and exploration."—Geoscience Canada
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Book Description Condition: VeryGood. USED; all items are donated and listed in the condition received. Shipped M-F in safe and secure bubble mailer. The dust jacket shows little wear. The dust jacket has creased and curled corners. The cover is in very good shape with almost no wear and tear. The pages are in very good shape with almost no wear. Some stains on the page and page edges. Seller Inventory # 4J2HM0000571